Gulf Times - Syria
Car bomb kills 8 people in Syria's Afrin: monitor

Car bomb kills 8 people in Syria's Afrin: monitor

A car bomb killed at least eight people including four civilians near a pro-Turkey rebel post in the northern Syrian city of Afrin on Sunday, a British-based war monitor said.

2 babies die at camp for displaced on Syria-Jordan border: UN

2 babies die at camp for displaced on Syria-Jordan border: UN

Two babies have died of illness in the past week at a camp for displaced people on the Syrian border with Jordan, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said Thursday.

Stranded Syrian refugee leaves airport for Canada

Stranded Syrian refugee leaves airport for Canada

A Syrian refugee who spent several months in limbo in a budget terminal at a Malaysian airport has been granted permanent residency by Canada and is en route to Vancouver, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Global chemical weapons agency to investigate alleged Aleppo attack

Global chemical weapons agency to investigate alleged Aleppo attack

The global chemical weapons agency will investigate an alleged gas attack in Syria's Aleppo that reportedly wounded up to 100 people on Saturday, the agency's chief said on Monday.

Syria regime accuses armed groups of 'toxic gas' attack

Syria regime accuses armed groups of 'toxic gas' attack

Syria's regime has accused armed groups of carrying out a "toxic gas" attack that left dozens of people struggling to breathe and prompted government ally Russia to launch retaliatory air strikes on Sunday.

IS attack kills 24 US-backed fighters in east Syria

IS attack kills 24 US-backed fighters in east Syria

The Islamic State group has killed 24 US-backed fighters in two days in an attack launched from its embattled holdout in eastern Syria, a war monitor said Saturday.

Gunmen kill two activists in northwest Syria

Gunmen kill two activists in northwest Syria

Two activists critical of both the regime and jihadists were gunned down Friday in Syria's last major rebel bastion in the northwest of the country, their radio station and a monitor said.

Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in east Syria: monitor

Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in east Syria: monitor

Air strikes by the US-led coalition Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in a holdout of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, a Britain-based monitor said.

France issues arrest warrants for three senior Syrian officials

France issues arrest warrants for three senior Syrian officials

France has issued international arrest warrants for three senior Syrian intelligence officials in connection with the deaths of two Franco-Syrian nationals, legal sources said Monday.

IS attack kills 12 US-backed fighters in east Syria: monitor

IS attack kills 12 US-backed fighters in east Syria: monitor

The Islamic State group killed 12 US-backed fighters in a surprise attack Sunday from the militants' holdout in eastern Syria on the Iraqi border, a Britain-based monitor said.

Syria says ready to cooperate with new UN envoy

Syria says ready to cooperate with new UN envoy

Syria is ready to cooperate with new UN envoy Geir Pedersen as long as he avoids the methods of his predecessor, its deputy foreign minister said in remarks published Sunday.

UN aid convoy reaches Syrian refugee camp near Jordan border

UN aid convoy reaches Syrian refugee camp near Jordan border

A UN convoy carrying much-needed humanitarian assistance arrived Saturday at a refugee camp in the Syrian desert near the Jordanian border, a war monitor reported.